A Real Sandcastle in the Desert

by DIY Maven

A Real Sandcastle in the Desert

From the picture above, this sandcastle might look like a detailed miniature complete with tiny palm trees, but it is, in fact, a full-size hotel located in Egypt. Located near Siwa Lake and the Great Sand Sea, the Adrere Amellal resort was constructed of materials available within a 20 mile radius. That includes all the furniture too, which

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The most unique & stylish hotel rooms you have ever seen.

by DIY Maven

 

The most unique & stylish hotel rooms you have ever seen.

We've all seen pictures of 'themed' hotel rooms before, but the Fox Hotel in Copenhagen has done something that should really set the standard for all those other ambiance-attempting options. What Fox did was enlist the help of 21 street artists, illustrators and graphic designers from all corners of the world. The result is a very unique and stylish collection of 61 rooms. Okay, so they aren't at theme-y as say an Arabian Nights room....I'll...

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citizenM’s Pre-Fab Hotel Rooms

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citizenM’s Pre-Fab Hotel Rooms

Slated to open in early 2008 is a hotel in Amsterdam called citizenM, short for 'citizen mobile'. Their concept of a hotel room strips away the extraneous like water fountains in the vestibule and keeps all those things savvy travelers actually want. ‘Modern design, friendly technology and the proximity to a city,’ is what citizenM will offer and all at an ‘accessible price’. How they accomplish this feat stems from the hotel’s construction. It’s...

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Living in a Comic Strip

by Bruno Bornsztein

The Art Hotel in Berlin (Arte Luise Kunsthotel) prides itsef on the eccentric and unique interior design of its building. Every room is different and original:

The concept of this somewhat different hotel - "art instead of grandeur, poetry instead of room service" - is winning guests over.

Let's take a tour...

In the 'Comic' room, every corner and angle is outlined with a thin, hand-drawn black line to gift the effect of being in a cartoon.

Living in a Comic Strip

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